Portugal and Colonies – AFINSA stamp catalogue edition Published by Afinsa. pages printed in Colour. Portuguese language As well as the stamps . This article is an incomplete list of stamp catalogs. An early stamp catalogue from Scott published in AFA specialkatalog: Danmark, Færøerne, Grønland, Dansk Vestindien og Slesvig (Denmark); Afinsa (Portugal); Anfils (Spain); Australasian stamp catalogue (Australia) Linn’s Stamp News. ^ “Hibernian Catalogue “. An Post. Retrieved. Results 49 – 96 of Sheets nrs e x2 stamps/93 AFINSA . Portugal Migratory Fishes (miniature sheet) MNH. minor defect at back (see.

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Stamps can have stars of different orientations on each side to boot.

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I will add an update to the post, “pointing out” your findings based on the Afinsa catalogue. Considering the obscurity of the protectorate, and, no doubt, the low literate population of inhabitants, a “real” postally used cancellation for this issue would be less common. It’s somewhat ludicrous how hard it is to find proper reviews on some specialized literature; especially when considering the costs involved. Ceres issues are a dime a dozen, but if you know what to look for you can snag a rare variety for just pennies.

Two more great tips! The Ceres series of Portuguese postage stamps is a definitive series depicting the Roman goddess Ceres that was issued between and in Portugal and its colonies.

The next 23 stamp issue, shown above, was another “King Carlos” portrait, and released between By contrast, Angola has 40 “Ceres” stamps in the catalogue. I just got a copy of the Afinsa specialized catalog for the Portuguese Colonies and discovered some very neat info regarding the Ceres issue for several of the Portuguese colonies. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Kelleher Auctions Flagship Sale Portugal,King Luiz, 5rr completenumeral cancels, with ample to jumbo margins, including extra shade of the r blue; 10r yellow thins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.


Shown above is an example on a newspaper stamp, but another example is shown heading the “Out of the Blue” section. Betweenten stamps that had a “local” overprint of “Republica” were issued. The stamps were overprinted and surcharged on the stamps of Macao 8 stampsPortuguese Africa 8 stampsand Timor 8 stamps.

A 12 stamp “King Carlos” set was issued inand has the portrait visage of the stamp shown below. Deep Blue Steiner has 10 pages for Portuguese Congo, and includes spaces for all the major Scott numbers.

Stamp Catalogue AFINSA Portugal & Colonies 2011 Spec.

That page is located after the “Portugal” section. Oh and Maury’s -Timbres de France- is an absolute gem as well. Jim May 31, at 4: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ceres on stamps.

Portugal,King Pedro V straight hair50r green A7two 50r Portugal stamps used abroad, one with “48” barred circular cancel Angraother with “49” barred circular cancel HortaVery Fine to Extremely Fine.

A 16 stamp set of the “Ceres” motif was released in I suspect I would never have known about the Colnia of Cabinda if they had not issued stamps. Lot – europe and colonies portugal and colonies – Daniel F. Those colonies with short names that had stars placed on either side of their name at the bottom of the stamps Port Congo, Port Guinea, Port 20011, Macao, Tete and Timor have varieties based on the relative orientation of the stars.

Ceres stamps were issued in the Portuguese colonies as well, in a key plate design with the denominations and name of the colony printed in black. One of the overprints was placed on a previously surcharged issue, and that is shown here.


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The author’s names are not printed on this series. Anonymous May 31, at Thanks for the information! As for the French area, I really love my Maury catalogs. Fascinating stuff that shows why sometimes its not a bad idea for general collectors to consider investing in specialized catalogs. For the world wide classical era philatelist and stamp collector, a country specific afihsa survey is offered by the blog author, Jim Jackson, with colnoas albums: In order to view Prices please Login or Join.

It was printed in typography by the Portuguese mint, Casa da Moeda. Portuguese India,King Carlos, 1r on 5t brown Ao. A is for Aden and Z is for Zanzabar. And the surcharged Angolan stamps for the Portuguese Congo are interesting and inexpensive.

Ceres series (Portugal)

Postage stamps Philately of Portugal. Members can Save Searches. Commons category link is on Wikidata CS1 Portuguese-language sources pt. I suspect “real” postally used stamps from these sets are not common, though. The series were issued between February 16, and BoxHaifa Israel Tel.

I will need to check the other short named colonies for Ceres star variations, as well as re-check my feeder albums. The “common issue” Vasco da Gama set is also found here. So into the Blues